Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 337 318
Rank change year-on-year +66 -19 +56
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 289 243 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 0.77% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.86% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 240 157 198
South East median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +7.38%

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24,535 28,406 28,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.31% 90.00% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20,037 23,482 22,963
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East.

Salary trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +21 140 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Berkshire +28 114 £57,500 +21.05% 8
Hampshire +35 64 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Surrey +43 37 £60,000 +20.00% 9
East Sussex +20 27 £60,000 +66.67% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 19 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Kent +38 17 £37,500 -37.50% 6
West Sussex -11 9 £45,000 -24.37%
Oxfordshire +35 7 £68,750 +61.76%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 135 (46.71%) Firewall
2 132 (45.67%) Information Security
3 117 (40.48%) CISSP
4 102 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 99 (34.26%) Cybersecurity
6 77 (26.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 65 (22.49%) Security Operations
8 64 (22.15%) CEH
9 60 (20.76%) Linux
10 59 (20.42%) Degree
11 58 (20.07%) CISM
12 52 (17.99%) Management Information System
13 51 (17.65%) Windows
13 51 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (17.30%) Microsoft
14 50 (17.30%) Finance
15 46 (15.92%) ITIL
15 46 (15.92%) Network Security
16 45 (15.57%) Splunk
17 42 (14.53%) Security Cleared
17 42 (14.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 40 (13.84%) Cisco Certification
18 40 (13.84%) Threat Intelligence
19 39 (13.49%) CISA
20 38 (13.15%) PKI
21 37 (12.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
21 37 (12.80%) Security Operations Centre
22 35 (12.11%) Incident Management
22 35 (12.11%) TCP/IP
22 35 (12.11%) Cisco

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.04%) IIS
3 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.81%) IaaS
2 10 (3.46%) PaaS
3 9 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.08%) Office 365
5 3 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.69%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 135 (46.71%) Firewall
2 46 (15.92%) Network Security
3 35 (12.11%) TCP/IP
4 23 (7.96%) DNS
5 21 (7.27%) WAN
5 21 (7.27%) Wireshark
6 20 (6.92%) LAN
7 18 (6.23%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (6.23%) VPN
8 15 (5.19%) SNMP
9 12 (4.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (4.15%) SSL
10 9 (3.11%) DHCP
11 8 (2.77%) Internet
12 7 (2.42%) BGP
12 7 (2.42%) IPsec
12 7 (2.42%) OSPF
12 7 (2.42%) Wireless
13 5 (1.73%) DWDM
13 5 (1.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.73%) Big Data
1 5 (1.73%) Data Lake
1 5 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.35%) GIS
3 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) GDB
2 1 (0.35%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.35%) OllyDbg
2 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.35%) WinDbg
General
1 50 (17.30%) Finance
2 29 (10.03%) Legal
3 3 (1.04%) Advertising
4 2 (0.69%) Law
4 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.35%) Back Office
5 1 (0.35%) Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Games
5 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (39.45%) Analyst
2 92 (31.83%) Security Analyst
3 61 (21.11%) Security Engineer
4 35 (12.11%) Consultant
5 31 (10.73%) Information Analyst
5 31 (10.73%) Information Security Analyst
6 29 (10.03%) Senior Analyst
7 28 (9.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 28 (9.69%) Security Consultant
8 27 (9.34%) Architect
8 27 (9.34%) IT Engineer
8 27 (9.34%) IT Security Engineer
8 27 (9.34%) Senior Security Engineer
9 23 (7.96%) SOC Analyst
10 22 (7.61%) Senior IT Engineer
11 21 (7.27%) Senior Security Analyst
12 17 (5.88%) Security Architect
13 15 (5.19%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
14 13 (4.50%) IT Analyst
14 13 (4.50%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.46%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (1.38%) XML
2 4 (1.38%) XML Messaging
3 3 (1.04%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (1.04%) SAPUI5
3 3 (1.04%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (0.69%) CGI
4 2 (0.69%) JSON
4 2 (0.69%) Middleware
4 2 (0.69%) REST
5 1 (0.35%) Ajax
5 1 (0.35%) CSS
5 1 (0.35%) HTML
5 1 (0.35%) jQuery
5 1 (0.35%) LAMP
5 1 (0.35%) Laravel
5 1 (0.35%) LDAP
5 1 (0.35%) Memcached
5 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.99%) Management Information System
2 38 (13.15%) PKI
3 37 (12.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 37 (12.80%) Security Operations Centre
4 34 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (8.65%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (5.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 11 (3.81%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (3.81%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (3.81%) Wiki
8 7 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.42%) e-Learning
9 6 (2.08%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.73%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.38%) NHS
12 3 (1.04%) Fintech
13 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (0.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.76%) Linux
2 51 (17.65%) Windows
3 7 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.08%) Debian
5 5 (1.73%) Unix
5 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.38%) CentOS
6 4 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.38%) Solaris
7 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (45.67%) Information Security
2 102 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 99 (34.26%) Cybersecurity
4 65 (22.49%) Security Operations
5 51 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (15.92%) ITIL
7 42 (14.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 40 (13.84%) Threat Intelligence
9 35 (12.11%) Incident Management
10 34 (11.76%) Risk Management
11 31 (10.73%) Logistics
12 30 (10.38%) TOGAF
13 29 (10.03%) OWASP
14 28 (9.69%) Kalman Filter
15 27 (9.34%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 27 (9.34%) SABSA
16 25 (8.65%) Penetration Testing
17 23 (7.96%) Security Testing
18 22 (7.61%) Identity Access Management
18 22 (7.61%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.15%) Bash Shell
2 10 (3.46%) Java
2 10 (3.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.38%) Perl
3 4 (1.38%) Python
3 4 (1.38%) SQL
4 3 (1.04%) ABAP
5 1 (0.35%) C
5 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.35%) PHP
5 1 (0.35%) Ruby
5 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (40.48%) CISSP
2 64 (22.15%) CEH
3 59 (20.42%) Degree
4 58 (20.07%) CISM
5 42 (14.53%) Security Cleared
6 40 (13.84%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (13.49%) CISA
8 34 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 29 (10.03%) OSCP
10 27 (9.34%) SANS
11 18 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (5.88%) CCNP
12 17 (5.88%) CREST Certified
13 15 (5.19%) CRISC
14 14 (4.84%) GIAC
15 12 (4.15%) CCNA
16 11 (3.81%) JNCIS
16 11 (3.81%) Master's Degree
17 10 (3.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 10 (3.46%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (26.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (11.42%) PCI DSS
3 23 (7.96%) SLA
4 21 (7.27%) GDPR
5 19 (6.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (3.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.04%) QA
10 2 (0.69%) COBIT
10 2 (0.69%) GAMP
10 2 (0.69%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.35%) GPG13
11 1 (0.35%) PMO
11 1 (0.35%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.15%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.42%) Snort
5 6 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.69%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) Docker
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (8.65%) CSIRT
2 24 (8.30%) QRadar
3 22 (7.61%) Nessus
4 12 (4.15%) Nmap
5 8 (2.77%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 8 (2.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (2.42%) Nagios
7 6 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (2.08%) Suricata
8 4 (1.38%) Grafana
8 4 (1.38%) Kibana
9 3 (1.04%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.04%) CASB
10 2 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.69%) Puppet
11 1 (0.35%) Ansible
11 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.35%) logstash
11 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 50 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 45 (15.57%) Splunk
3 35 (12.11%) Cisco
4 32 (11.07%) CheckPoint
4 32 (11.07%) LogRhythm
5 25 (8.65%) Qualys
6 20 (6.92%) Palo Alto
7 19 (6.57%) Symantec
8 17 (5.88%) ArcSight
9 15 (5.19%) McAfee
10 14 (4.84%) Trend Micro
11 13 (4.50%) Juniper
12 12 (4.15%) Tripwire
13 11 (3.81%) Blue Coat
13 11 (3.81%) CyberArk
13 11 (3.81%) Meraki
14 10 (3.46%) IBM
15 9 (3.11%) SolarWinds
15 9 (3.11%) VMware
16 7 (2.42%) Virgin Media